IEEE Photonics Society European Outreach Forum

Our goal with this website is to foster technical cooperation, academic exchange and networking between the European photonics community and technical professionals in the rest of the world. We also help connect IEEE Photonics Society’s councils, committees, chapters, and local volunteers and members worldwide.

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  • UK and Ireland Sec Jt Chap, AP03/ED15/MTT17/PHO36
  • UK and Ireland Section Chapter, PHO36
  • France Section Chapter
  • Italy Section Chapter
  • Poland Section Chapter
  • Sweden Section Chapter
  • Turkey Section Chapter
  • Ukraine Section Chapter


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Global Strategy Representatives

Paul Crump
Globalization Chair
Term: 2021 - 2023
FBH Berlin
Gaëlle Lucas-Leclin
Academic Outreach
Term: 2021 - 2023
Université Paris-Saclay - France
Jose Pozo
Industrial Outreach
Term: 2021 - 2022
European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC)
Neysha Lobo Ploch
SIGHT / Developing Region Contact
Term: 2021 - 2023
UVPhotonics/ FBH Berlin
Patryk Urban
Employment Outreach
Term: 2021 - 2023
Wave General - Poland
Mohamed Elattar
Web Support
Term: 2021 - 2023
FBH Berlin - Germany
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